Lawrenceburg West Levee

Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Utility engineering consultants from American Structurepoint designed a new, approximately three-mile-long flood protection levee along the Ohio River. The $36 million flood control barrier near the convergence of the Ohio River and Tanners Creek was designed to protect the City of Lawrenceburg from backwater effects of the 100-year Ohio River flood event. Through coordination with FEMA, the construction of this levee will also allow for direct removal of approximately 500 acres of land from the Ohio River flood zone.

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